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    Re: Save El Porton Verde (and my son!)

    Yeah, thanks everybody for the comments. I absolutely take the blame for most of what's gone on...it take two to tango and all that...but even me, who's been around this country for years now, has...
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    Save El Porton Verde (and my son!)

    Greetings all: This is Mike Quinn aka webtrainer and I wanted to update everyone as to what's going on with my life. Basically, it is sucking big time... :( I'm in an urgent, critical situation.
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    Re: What city is best for a starting point?

    Ms. Brown mentioned this thread to me last time she came and stayed with me at the Farmstay. I'm fairly certain this gentleman, "Donister" was emailing me for a while too, as he had seen some FB...
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    over-dependence on any one country isn't good for Nicaragua

    the latest wikileeex (sic) had Stratfor memos and such and one of those said he would be gone by the fall of this year... Adios Tio Hugo?

    and seriously whomever is in charge of Vza at that time...
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    the email I got from them today said essentially "get it before the price goes up"

    wow that's a ballsy message...I wonder if the writer(s) really think it through...why would an essentially free mp3 file become more valuable the more time goes on after the actual event?

    enough...
  6. Thread: Power out?

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    we thought it was just us...you know, the normal every other day outage :)

    until we went down to Managua and discovered all the lights were out there too... as I commented on the Nicaragua Dispatch,
    well, there are lots of “only in Nicaragua” stories to tell, most of them...
  7. Re: have y'all seen how Google Maps now has directions, driving times, etc. now?

    ahh, good on ya then! well, our entrance from Carretera a Masaya is where the UNO gas station is, we see folks running up the road towards our place fairly often. We also have a back road that goes...
  8. have y'all seen how Google Maps now has directions, driving times, etc. now?

    Not sure when it happened but now for I believe for all of C.A., Google maps has actual door to door (well, place to place since at least in Managua we don't use street names) directions and 3D...
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    I thought they were fading out there for a while...

    but they are coming back to doing whatever you want to call it, whatever it is they do...fleece newbies I guess!
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    Re: Happy Dead Pig Day!!!!!

    agreed!
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    My Best and Worst

    Top three likes of living in Nicaragua

    1. I'm able to do things here I had only dreamed of being able to do in the States; mainly to be able to get off of the US-style treadmill. Own free and...
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    question on your stove/oven...

    does it have an auto-starter (i.e. turn gas on, push button to start the flame)?
    we are in the market for a stove today actually and since it is for our rental apartment (to be rented to gringos) I...
  13. Thread: Yota update

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    too bad...that's a good price less than $25!

    as you say tres effee sounds like Yota has demand overload, not adding more bandwidth as they get more subscribers. We face Ticuantepe and don't get a good signal at all as you well know :) so yota...
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    I had my first last night...

    so looking forward to the second tasting! I did notice it gave me a little bit of a buzz...whereas Tona doesn't faze me until I've had a few (which is rare...believe it or not)
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    agreed...too bad

    sounds like they didn't go for a Negro Modelo (Mexican) as a model, or even maybe a Bohemia (Mexican)?

    Oh well, I'll be drinking it anyway :D I've bought Negro Modelo in La Colonia a couple of...
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    I grew okra this season...

    started off slow growing, with varmints eating all the leaves overnight a couple of times. Came back though and now we have about six plants that have to be ten feet high tall if they are an inch.
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  17. Re: New Hotel in Jinotega, Miami Art Deco house conversion

    Exciting news indeed! It will be interesting to see what sort of a market there is for this type of property. Recent comments from business people I have met here in Managua say that there is a real...
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    Welcome Jackson! :cool:

    Welcome Jackson! :cool:
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    great to hear!

    I will add Cataract Surgery to my existing list which consists of dental & executive checkups as good reasons to explore Medical Tourism in Nicaragua.
  20. Interesting article: "How Central America's Crime...

    Interesting article: "How Central America's Crime Wave Has Spared Nicaragua, So Far" hopefully the day is far away where we have the kind of violence that is in Honduras, Guatemala, etc.
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    Nice :)

    sounds like a great trek!
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    Re: Our Trip to Knotts Berry Farm

    I like the look on your little boy's face when the train robber asks him to fork over the $$$ = classic!

    Knott's was the first amusement park I took my bride to when we were living in SoCal. ...
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    Playa Gigante Farmer's Market

    down near Tola @ Pie de Gigante there is a farmer's market too...

    http://www.playagigante.com/?p=314#utm_source=feed&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feed
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    +1

    +1
  25. Thread: Variety

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    Re: Variety

    we've tried the Yea gelato...not anything like real gelato but not too bad. I wish there was a yogurt place like Yogurtland, where you get your cup size, serve yourself different flavored yogurts...
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